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K8 Strasse supposedly offers OBD flashing for MG1 DME861

Discussion in 'B58, B48, B38' started by doublespaces, May 15, 2018.

  1. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    If this is true, it looks like BMW's modular engine platform has a working ECU tuning option for the MG1 found in the B48/B58 vehicles and F90 M5. The post from K8 Strasse says it could take as much as 8 hours to flash(first flash), depending on what is being changed. While that is definitely not an optimal situation, at least a bench flash is not required. I suppose a battery charger will be recommended ;)

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    Here is a Google Translation:
    They have an order page up which directs to their contact information:

    B58:
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    F90 M5 S63:
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  2. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    I'm curious if the flash still needs done by an authorized dealer, or if they intend to handle things through an android/iOS app and a server side process of some kind?
     
  3. jyamona

    jyamona Sergeant Vendor

    Maybe they slow the flash time down to 8hr to justify their $2,759 price tag? :hushed:
     
  4. Mr Carrots

    Mr Carrots New Member

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    m240ix
    They emailed me back pretty fast when I asked for details on the flash (b58)

    "Hello, on current moment only Stage 1 for full stock hardware. Anyway, no problem for stage 2 and stage 3, about fuel system, after 420-430 hp need upgrade fuel pump or use methanol injection.About dynographs and racelogic results, follow our instagram, we will post this soon."
     
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  5. doublespaces

    doublespaces Administrator

    AZ
    2009 E93 335i
    They got back to me on a few details:

    Currently, the flashing must be done in Moscow, but they will expand to authorized dealers. To become a dealer, you'll need to bind the flashing tool to their master server. You'll also need a web and social media presence and at least a year of tuning experience and must order 24 files per year.

    From them, you'll get dealer pricing for the tuning files and various options, full support and a file preparation time of 30 mins to 3 hours, depending on the task complexity.

    This is an OBD flash, Android/iOS options are not currently planned and have not been ruled out, this will be determined based on demand.
     
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